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Can you do vinyasa when pregnant?

Can you do vinyasa when pregnant?

Not the issue: I am not a yoga expert, but it seems to me that the vinyasa, the breathing between movements does not have as much of an impact than the actual yoga movements and type of yoga you are doing. Your yoga teacher probably will know. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can I still do yoga when pregnant?

Can I still do yoga when pregnant?

Prenatal yoga: Prenatal Yoga will teach techniques (ujjayi) to enable you to breath deeply & to relax. This is calming & will help face the demands of labor & delivery. It works to maintain flexibility, muscle tone, balance & circulation. Poses used are safe & designed to have low joint impact. Best when combined with low -impact aerobic activity. ...Read more

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Do you have to eat the same way you did while pregnant when breastfeeding?

Do you have to eat the same way you did while pregnant when breastfeeding?

Balance: A breastfeeding Mom should eat a balanced diet and drink plenty of fluids. Avoiding certain things such as large amounts of caffeine, excessive dairy, and heavy spices is a good idea until the baby is older and then slowly adding back spices and more dairy. You should continue tour prenatal vitamins also ...Read more

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What you can t eat when pregnant with quads?

What you can t eat when pregnant with quads?

Avoid Some Foods!: Wow! first of all, congratulations! we certainly want you with your ob-gyn regularly during your pregnancy. However, we do know that it's important to be sure a healthy developing nervous system for those babies. Avoid large fish that may contain high levels of mercury and raw fish and shellfish. Also avoid cheezes that are unpasturized (some brie & blue cheeze), to prevent foodborne illness. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant when you're not ovulating?

Can you get pregnant when you're not ovulating?

Pregnancy timimg: Technically if you are not ovulating you will not get pregnant, but in someone who is having cyclical ovulation's, it can be hard to figure out the timing of when the egg is released into the uterus. ...Read more

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What to do when you can t get pregnant in 5 months?

What to do when you can t get pregnant in 5 months?

See an infert specia: U need to see a reproductive endocrine specialist because at your age you are prob going to need im medciation or possible donor egg i would go as soon as possible before it is to late your gyn should have somneone to refer u to. ...Read more

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What do I do if I do not have time to exercise during the day and want to lose weight?

What do I do if I do not have time to exercise during the day and want to lose weight?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day (wake up 15 minutes earlier, go to bed 15 minutes later), don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How do you feel when you barely become pregnant?

How do you feel when you barely become pregnant?

Possible symptoms: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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When can you not get pregnant so i can have sex then?

When can you not get pregnant so i can have sex then?

Unreliable: In spite of what anybody else may tell you, the "rhythm method" of birth control, in which people have sex only a few days after the end of menstruation or just before menstruation, is very prone to failure. And frankly, what pair of people in love want this? Talk to your physician about all your options -- this is the 21st century -- and perhaps a spiritual advisor with common sense. ...Read more

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When you are pregnant, do you get regular ovary pain?

When you are pregnant, do you get regular ovary pain?

Pain: While there are many pains that are associated or increased in pregnancy, pain specific to the ovary is not one commonly seen in pregnancy. ...Read more

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If you don't now if your pregnant or not and you take test and it says negative but you feel preganay can you still jump on trampolines ?

Yes: #1) trust the test results. Home pregnancy tests are quite accurate. But if in doubt retest in 1 week if you haven't gotten your period. #2) yes, in this context a trampoline is fine. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant. Can i still exercise?

I want to get pregnant. Can i still exercise?

Yes but don't overdo: Exercise is an important aspect of health and research suggests that moderate exercise may improve fertility. However, excessive exercise is associated with amenorrhea (lack of menses) or irregular periods, so don't overdo it. ...Read more

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When do you start showing when pregnant so bf can tell?

When do you start showing when pregnant so bf can tell?

Start showing?: At around 16 weeks most commonly when the belly starts to noticeably protrude. It would be possible to detect it earlier by the more subtle bulge that increases steadily, but men are seldom that observant. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant when your not ovulating?

Possibly: Sperm can survive 24 to 72 hours in optimal cervical mucus. If sperm is deposited within the vaginal canal prior to ovulation, pregnancy can still occur within 72 hours. ...Read more

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How do you know exactly when you ovulate and when to try and get pregnant?

How do you know exactly when you ovulate and when to try and get pregnant?

Predictors: Hello. You can download a ovulation predictor chart from the internet or you can buy an ovulation predictor kit at your local drug store. ...Read more

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What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

Abstain: Lots of choices! 1) no sex, 2) barrier method diaphragm/condoms, 3) birth control pills, 4) long-acting contraception iud, depo shot, 5) permanent setrilization vasectomy/tubal ligation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more